Alexander Liebreich conducts
the Berlin Symphony Orchestra,
reviewed by MIKE WHEELER
With the very first note of Beethoven's Coriolan overture, the Berlin Symphony Orchestra and conductor Alexander Liebreich served notice that this was going to be a special evening (Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham, UK, 8 May 2012). It was not just the taut and fiery performance that grabbed the attention, but also the orchestra's sound: vibrant and rich but also lean, transparent and immediate.
Kit Armstrong joined them for a spirited performance of Mozart's Piano Concerto No 21 in C, K467 that also captured the music's intimacy...
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